eBooks by Penguin Publisher no longer available.

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Starting  (February 10, 2012), Penguin will no longer offer additional copies of eBooks and download audiobooks for library purchase. Additionally, Penguin eBooks loaned for reading on Kindle devices will need to be downloaded to a computer then transferred to the device over USB. For library patrons, this means Penguin eBooks will no longer be available for over-the-air delivery to Kindle … Read More

Need practice tests for ACT or GED testing?

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Use Talcott’s Reference Database… Gale Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC)  Easy and inexpensive way to prepare! Whether it’s preparing admission materials or getting a heads-up on preparatory tests, the Gale Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC) is Talcott Free Library’s online tool designed to help students — from high school to graduate school to specialty school — prepare to make … Read More

TUMBLE BOOKS FOR iPAD AND PC

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NEW TO “TUMBLEBOOKS”. Now available for iPad. If your new to “TUMBLEBOOKS”, you can find the link by going to the the Talcott website’s homepage.  https://www.talcottfreelibrary.com/.  Under “Quick Links”, click on “TumbleBooks”. You can also go to the Youth Services on the top drop down and click on Parent / Teacher Resources  When “TumbleBooks” comes up you can click on any link you want. There … Read More

Pajama Party Returns

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Friday, March 9 6:30-8:30 pm Join us for a fun-filled night at the library. Wear your pajamas! For children ages 3-8 with accompanying adult. Registration required at the library. 

Historical Event @ Talcott

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Boston Massacre Presented by Ray H. Swenson Thursday, March 8 at 7:00 pm Learn more about what actually happened in Boston, MA on the evening of March 5, 1770.  This lecture will help you understand the beginnings of the British/American rebellion against the King of England.  Former history teacher, Ray H. Swenson, dressed as a British soldier will present pictures … Read More

Returning Library eBooks

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Returning Library eBooks from your Nook or other e-reader Your library book will expire after the lending period is over and you won’t be able to access it on your Nook or other e-reader any more. But if you want to return the ebook before the lending period is over, either so that you can check out more or just … Read More

audioBooks on the Go…

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Learn to browse, check out, and download digital audio books and more from your library’s Virtual Branch website. http://www.omnilibraries.org/ 1. Scroll down the window and choose the type of audioBook you want. Fiction or Nonfiction. First thing you will notice after you have clicked on the AudioBook Fiction tab on the left side of the screen is how many books … Read More

Mrs. Lincoln in Love

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Presented by Actress, Laura Keyes Wednesday, February 29  7:00 pm   Local actress Laura Keyes will share Mary Todd Lincoln’s story about her love for her husband, family and country, as set in January 1862 during the Union uncertainty. Join us for this entertaining and educational event! Event hosted by Talcott Free Library. For more information, visit the library. Free presentation. No … Read More

“RU Ready To Be An Entrepreneur”

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Looking for Employment? Frustrated? Ever Considered Your Own Business? Join Northern Illinois SCORE and several Northern Illinois local libraries to find out what it takes to become an entrepreneur, and what steps you need to take to pursue that dream. In this one hour presentation, we’ll explore:  What it takes to be an entrepreneur; common myths and realities of entrepreneurship; the basic critical … Read More